Endless Mountains Nature Center - Trails at Camp Lackawanna
"Please take only photos, and leave only footprints"
The Endless Mountains Nature Center maintains over eight miles of trails, which are open to the public for walking and hiking at the times and seasons listed below. Most of the trails are shaded, and the difficulty varies from easy to moderate. All visitors to Camp Lackawanna's grounds MUST sign-in and out.
The trails meander along the most peaceful stretch of the Susquehanna River and the historical remnants of the North Branch Canal, through mixed broadleaf and hemlock forests, and up to an overlook with a view of the river and valley below. Visitors can appreciated birds singing, water trickling over the the steep cliffs or rocks in the river, leaves rustling, and the overall lack of modern noise.
All visitors to Camp Lackawanna's grounds MUST sign-in and out of the registration book and have a dashboard pass while on the grounds. Just through the stone gateway on the left, you'll find a kiosk with a sign "Register Here."
At the registration kiosk, you should find a the registration log, blank dashboard passes, trail maps, and information and rules for use of the trails. Camp Lackawanna is private property please be respectful of the grounds, facilities, and nature areas. Rules for use are posted on the kiosk and printed on the back of the dashboard passes.
- Please don't enter any building, except for the EMNC Lodge and the outhouse.
- Restrooms can be found in the EMNC Lodge and an outhouse is available at the tent camping sites. In the warm weather the restroom near the pavilion is also available to hikers.
Click here for a printable trail map
Trail Hours by Seasons:
Current hours are listed on the right side of our homepage.
Open 8 am to dusk:
Late-Aug. thru mid-June;
except 2 wks. of Deer Hunting season in late November.
Open Sat. Noon to dusk & Sun. 8 am to Noon:
Mid-June thru late-Aug*
Facilities at Camp Lackawanna|
From late August through May, the lodges, pavilion, open-air cabins, Adirondak-style lean-to's, and tent camping sites are available for rent. The amenities include a pool, volleyball and basketball courts, several large fields, access to the river for fishing and non-power boating, canoes, a labrynith, and campfire rings. For more about Camp Lackawanna, visit www.camplackawanna.org or call 570-836-3444.
* During July and August, Camp Lackawanna offers a residential camp, and for the saftey of the campers the trails are closed at this time. During the first two weeks of deer season (rifle only), the trails are closed.|